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Omicron: mass Covid-19 testing not viable for Hong Kong, medical experts say, amid growing calls to deploy strategy against fifth wave

Medical experts have dismissed calls for Hong Kong to launch universal community testing against the fifth wave of Covid-19, labelling the exercise unworkable given resource limitations and difficulties in imposing the full lockdown required for it to be effective.Pro-establishment lawmakers are among those appealing for citywide screening to cut off any hidden chains of transmission in the community, a strategy routinely deployed in mainland China since the health crisis emerged two years ago…

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